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Getting A Handle On Why Fingers Wrinkle

NPR | Jan. 11, 2013 10:03 a.m.

Why do your fingers get pruney after a long water bath? Only a handful of researchers (ever) have looked into the finger-wrinkling experience. Reporting in the journal Biology Letters, researchers make the case for finger wrinkles as treads — wet wrinkled fingers seem to grip better than wet smooth ones.

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