Articles by: Omala Snyder

Why Does Our Skin Wrinkle in Water?

Why Does Our Skin Wrinkle in Water?

The pruning up of fingertips when we bathe or swim is a phenomenon of the human body that is so common and yet little understood. Despite many decades of scientific inquiry, until recently, the reasoning remained elusive. A common belief was that the wrinkling of wet skin was caused by osmosis. But a definitive study in 2011 turned the enigma of “wet-induced wrinkles”[Read More…]

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