Article Image

IPFS News Link • Science

Study: Why skin doesn't dissolve in the bath

• Terrence Aym
Australian scientists have uncovered the reason why human skin wrinkles up but doesn't just melt away in hot bath water. The scientists' findings were recently published in the Journal of the Royal Society Interface. Researchers have long been mystified that skin doesn't just gradually disintegrate when soaked in water so they created a series of experiments designed to find the reason that skin retains its integrity.