Believing in Science Is Not Understanding the Science: Brazilian Surveys
More Brazilians believe in the importance of vaccines than in the validity of so-called alternative therapies, and almost 90 percent of the adult population accepts—at least in part—the fact that climate change is real and caused by human activity. Nevertheless, almost half of Brazilian adults reject one of the fundamental principles of the theory of …
Brazil Launches Its First Institute for the Promotion of Skepticism
On November 22, 2018, Institute Question of Science (IQC), the first Brazilian institute for skepticism and rational thinking, was officially launched.
Skeptical Organization To Launch in Brazil
Alternative therapies in the Brazilian Unified Health System will be the first target of the new institute in defense of scientific evidence