Excerpt from a fascinating article:
"Artificial intelligence researcher Hooman Samani would like to make your long distance relationship easier. Or if that fails, perhaps a robot will suffice?
ExtremeTech first introduced us to Samani -- currently a research fellow at the National University of Singapore -- and a new region of scientific study he calls "Lovotics."
Over the past few years, Samani been equipping robots with robot versions of human hormones like "Oxytocin, Dopamine, Seratonin, and Endorphin," which can "increase or decrease, depending on their state of love...."