You're having a relaxing bubble bath for one when you notice your fingers aging at a rapid pace. Of course they're not actually aging—they're pruning. Why do they always do this? In a 2013 study, scientists announced that they had found the answer. Wrinkly fingers and toes offer us an advantage in wet conditions.
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Written by Anna Todd April 24, 2017
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