Scientists are experimenting with rat whiskers. The have found that they stop a stroke from occurring. Cool, right? But, would it work on humans?
Sure your cat's whiskers are cute but do they serve a more practical purpose?
Do you know women who are self-conscious about whiskers?
The main difference between hair and fur is where it grows, not what it’s made of. Hair length is a trait that’s specific both to you as an individual, and to your species.
The root of the addiction lies not just in this chemical, but in the chemical receptors located in the whiskers just outside of the caterpillar’s mouth.