Who’s happier and how does it affect your health

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Happiness and health have been anecdotally linked for quite a while now–‘laughter is the best medicine’ has become a cliche’ for a reason–but relatively new research has been backing up what many people have instinctively assumed all along: that happiness and health really are connected, and that one’s level of happiness really can impact the level of one’s health.

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New discoveries about protein and aging

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New discoveries about protein and aging

Proteins are large biological molecules, or macromolecules, consisting of one or more long chains of amino acid residues. Proteins perform a vast array of functions within living organisms, including catalyzing metabolic reactions, replicating DNA, responding to stimuli, and transporting molecules from one location to another. Proteins differ from one another primarily in their sequence of amino acids, which is dictated by the nucleotide sequence of their genes, and which usually results in folding of the protein into a specific three-dimensional structure that determines its activity.