Les explications scientifiques derrière 25 réactions corporelles étranges

La science ouvre les mystères derrière les choses étranges et obscures que notre corps fait tous les jours.

Vos doigts se plissent dans l'eau

Blood vessel constriction is to blame for making your fingers and toes look like prunes after you step out of the shower. As water starts to seep in your skin, the upper layers of the skin swell up. This water permeation causes the nerves in your skin to fire off electrical charges and chemicals, which make the blood vessels constrict. A negative pressure from your narrowed blood vessels pulls down the upper layers of your skin to create the wrinkles you see on your fingertips and toes. Evolutionary experts are finding evidence that it may have actually helped humans to grip objects better when in water