Marilia Coutinho Ph.D

Marilia Coutinho is a Brazilian researcher, university professor and technical consultant. She has majored in Biology (1985), holds a M.Sc. degree in Chemical Ecology (1989) and a Ph.D. in Sociology of Science (1994), all obtained at the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil.

She was a post-doctoral fellow at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1997) and a visiting scholar at the University of Florida (1998-2000). She has peer-reviewed scientific papers on the sociology of the life sciences and also articles on physical activity, strength sports, body image, physical education and nutrition.

Is Rye Flour Good for You? A Scientist Explains

Is Rye Flour Good for You? A Scientist Explains

Rye (Secale cereale) is a grass grain that has been grown and used as food since Neolithic times in Asia, having since spread, like wheat, barley, and other grains, all over...
Are Air Purifiers Helpful? The Research Reviewed

Are Air Purifiers Helpful? The Research Reviewed

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Red Light Therapy: Does Research Show Any Benefits?

Red Light Therapy: Does Research Show Any Benefits?

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