Love Is Chemistry, Sex Is Physics
from the how-do-i-love-thee dept
Just in time for Valentine's Day come a few interesting articles about the biochemical pathways of romantic love and the scientific basis of physical attraction. People have been trying to decipher the secrets of love since the first caveman clubbed his beloved over her head and dragged her back to the cave with him. We've seen hundreds of services and technologies created over the past years to help lonely singles foment loving relationships. But, at what point do we cross the line between nudging fate and artificially creating relationships? And, does an indepth understanding of the psychology and chemistry of attraction destroy the some of the mystique behind falling in love? In this tech-powered world where everything is about hacking things apart, reverse engineering and understanding every last detail of how things work, perhaps some things are better left alone.