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Facebook lets advertisers target people with same traits as customers

The social network is providing advertisers with a more scientific way to reach potential customers.

By March 19, 2013


The traits of people with computer-like memories

People with so-called super-autobiographical memories appear to share certain traits--left-handedness, for example.

By March 17, 2009


Your Facebook Likes may reveal more than you probably like

Expressions of approval on the social network can accurately predict personality traits, sexual orientation, and intelligence, researchers say.

By March 11, 2013


Angry Birds Star Wars to reach our galaxy on November 8

Star Wars teams up with Angry Birds in a new edition in which the birds assume the traits of Luke, Leia, Han, and the rest of our beloved heroes.

By October 8, 2012


GMC Granite Concept

GMC envisions a small vehicle with some big truck traits.

By January 15, 2010


We like our Roombas polite and calm

We're happier with our robot vacuum cleaners when they show some character, say researchers from the Netherlands. But they have to have the right traits.

By June 27, 2011


Software can tell if you're mean and ugly

Researchers create a tool they say can predict character traits such as dominance and meanness with an accuracy above 90 percent. It can also tell you where you land on the scale of perceived attractiveness.

By August 17, 2011


Gregor Mendel, gene genius, honoured in Google Doodle

Gregor Mendel is the subject of a Google Doodle. The 'father of modern genetics' noted laws of inherited traits in pea plants, but his work would not be recognised until after his death.

By July 20, 2011