This week we’ve got quite a collection of topics, ranging from the FDA’s ruling on trans fats and how virtual reality is helping change the future of fitness.

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Innovation and Trends

Health Care Technology

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How do babies learn so much from so little so quickly? Watch video.

In a fun, experiment-filled talk, cognitive scientist Laura Schulz shows how our young ones make decisions with a surprisingly strong sense of logic, well before they can talk.

Alyssa Coughenour

About Alyssa Coughenour

Alyssa Coughenour is a rising senior at Duke University studying Public Policy and Journalism & Media Studies. Originally from Scottsdale, AZ, this is Alyssa’s first summer in North Carolina. In her spare time, Alyssa enjoys hiking and fitness.