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Why Don’t Humans Have Whiskers?

You might have a beard, or a moustache, or even a soul patch. What you don’t have are whiskers.

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Sources:
https://www.thenakedscientists.com/articles/questions/human-facial-hair-cats-whiskers
http://jeb.biologists.org/content/220/2/133.1
https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2015/10/seals-use-their-whiskers-to-see-and-hear/413269/
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ar.a.20273/abstract
http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/2/8/e1600716.full
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http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ca.20497/abstract
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12565-012-0133-2
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0047248410000400
http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v471/n7337/full/nature09774.html
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http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960982214006010
http://www.nature.com/articles/srep25604
http://www.scholarpedia.org/article/Whisking_kinematics
http://jn.physiology.org/content/89/1/104.long
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