Scientific status is based on peer review, citation index, publications in A-journals and the like.
Whoever comes to think about that though, finds these criteria fit merely for judging social status.
Then what would be scientific criteria?
The one and only undisputed scientific criterion is
That's what scientific works should be judged upon. Practice what you preach.
Now, exactly one hundred years after Karl Popper coined the term, time has come to make up a 'falsification index'.
The more a scientific work has been put to the test -and withstood it- the higher its score.