A La Jolla-based biopharmaceutical company received $85 million dollars in funding to develop a pill that mimics the hormone that creates mitochondria in the body, an energy typically produced through fasting or exercise.
Grace Brown’s schedule at West Potomac High School in northern Virginia is filled with all the usual academics, and she’s packed in Latin, chorus and piano as extras. What she can’t cram into the 8:10 a.m. – 2:55 p.m. school day is gym class. So she’s taking that one minus the gym, and on her own time. The 14-year-old...