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Felipe Nogueira

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Felipe Nogueira has a master’s degree in computer science and is a PhD student in medical sciences in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Being an engaged reader of skepticism and promoting the science movement for years, Felipe realized the movement was not as strong in Brazil as it should be. He created a blog where he writes and translates pieces about science and skepticism and also publishes interviews he has done with scientists and skeptics. His blog can be found in Portuguese at http://ceticismoeciencia.blogspot.com.br/ and in English at http://skepticismandscience.blogspot.com.br/.

To Be More Skeptical about Anti- Vaccination and Vitamin Supplements: An Interview with Paul Offit

Skeptical Briefs Volume 26.4, Winter 2016/2017

Interviews
To Be More Skeptical about Anti- Vaccination and Vitamin Supplements: An Interview with Paul Offit

I think once you scare people, it’s hard to un-scare them; once you open the Pandora’s Box, it’s hard to close it.

Reflections on Sean Carroll’s The Big Picture

Skeptical Briefs Volume 26.3, Fall 2016

Skepticism and Science
Reflections on Sean Carroll’s The Big Picture

Carroll is a poetic naturalist, and he does a great job throughout the book of differentiating fundamental from emergent phenomena, highlighting that both are real.

The Discovery of Gravitational Waves: 
An Interview with Lawrence Krauss

Skeptical Briefs Volume 26.2, Summer 2016

Skepticism and Science
The Discovery of Gravitational Waves: 
An Interview with Lawrence Krauss

Gravitational waves were the last aspect of general relativity that needed to be tested directly; it’s completely right.

Fascinating Psychology Experiments

Skeptical Briefs Volume 25.4, Winter 2015/16

Skepticism and Science
Fascinating Psychology Experiments

The question of whether or not psychology is a science is not new. However, when science has been applied to the study of cognition and behavior, scientists have uncovered interesting phenomena through very clever experiments.

To Better Understand Science and the Universe: An Interview with Lawrence Krauss

Skeptical Briefs Volume 25.3, Fall 2015

Skepticism and Science
To Better Understand Science and the Universe: An Interview with Lawrence Krauss

Lawrence Krauss is a renowned theoretical physicist at Arizona State University. He was one of the first to suggest that most of the energy of the universe resides in empty space, an idea that today is called dark energy.

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Reflections of a Scientist in Wonderland

Skeptical Briefs Volume 25.2, Summer 2015

Skepticism and Science

Myths about Nutrition

Skeptical Briefs Volume 25.1, Spring 2015

Skepticism and Science
Myths about Nutrition

As a PhD student in medical sciences, people often ask me questions about diet and nutrition. The problem is that several bogus claims have spread and are widely believed.

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Pseudoscience and Bad Science in the Brazilian Scientific American

Skeptical Briefs Volume 24.4, Winter 2014/2015

Skepticism and Science

To Better Understand Evolution: An Interview with Jerry Coyne

Skeptical Briefs Volume 24.3, Fall 2014

Skepticism and Science
To Better Understand Evolution: An Interview with Jerry Coyne

Jerry Coyne is an evolutionary biologist at the University of Chicago and an important popularizer of evolution and science in general.

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