Seaweed, the common name for many kinds of marine algae. Although the name is sometimes used for all of the marine algae, most botanists restrict the term to the larger algae that are attached or have been attached to the sea bottom. The brown algae, including the kelps, and the red algae are most commonly called seaweeds. Kelp is used as food and as fertilizer in the Far East. Kelp and red algae are frequently used as animal feed in Europe.
What constitutes happiness? Is it the absence of pain or an abundance of pleasure? It is simply a fortunate function of the brain? If it's the latter, then we should be able to manipulate it -- perhaps in the form of a "happy pill." It may surprise you, then, to learn that we already have one.
We have between 20,000 and 25,000 genes. That means a lot of opportunities for mistakes, and some of these mutations lead to disease. But it's a little more complicated than that.