Full Report: Why do wet fingers wrinkle?

A mystery which may have been baffling you for years has been solved by scientists at Newcastle University - why do fingers go wrinkly in the bath?

You probably didn't even know you needed to know why - but their findings are causing a stir around the world.

Our reporter Julia Barthram has been to test their theory.

You can watch the full report from her below.

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Why do wet fingers wrinkle?

Wrinkly fingers from sitting in the bath for too long could well have a useful purpose, according to research from Newcastle University.