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Natália Pasternak and Carlos Orsi

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Natalia Pasternak is a microbiologist with a PhD in bacterial genetics and a research fellow at the University of Sao Paulo. She’s founder and current president of Instituto Questão de Ciência (Question of Science Institute). Carlos Orsi is a journalist and science writer who also writes mystery and science fiction. He’s currently chief editor of Revista Questão de Ciência (Question of Science magazine).

Brazil’s government throw their weight behind Creationism and Intelligent Design

Driven by the Discovery Institute, Creationism and Intelligent Design have been gaining ground in Brazil, and finding support in government.

Rectal ozone therapy: Brazil’s latest COVID-19 pseudoscience

Brazil's rectal ozone therapy may sound ridiculous, but the reach of the pseudoscience movement is no joke

Hydroxychloroquine: When bad science goes mainstream

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