eHarmony Creates R&D Lab

Pasadena-based online dating service eHarmony said today that it has launched eHarmonyLabs, a commercial research organization dedicated to the study of human relationships. eHarmony said the new lab will research relationships and be used to bring new products and aservices to market. According to the firm, eHarmonyLabs has formed a scientific advisory board made up of scientists from UCLA, the University of Chicago, the University of Connecticut, and Rockefeller University. The research team will include five Ph.D's, led by Galen Buckwalter, the firm's VP of Research and Development.