Fingerprint

The great fingerprint mystery

It has been assumed that fingerprints help you to grip things by increasing the friction generated by your fingers. However, research has now told us that for soft substances like rubber and skin, having a rough surface does not increase friction. This might cause bad guys everywhere to rejoice at the prospect of the useless fingerprint being de-selected in evolutionary terms. Fear not however, you defenders of good, another purpose for fingerprints is at hand. One theory is that fingerprints help prevent blisters and this is supported by the fact that we tend to get blisters mostly on the areas that lack prints. The best guess so far is that fingerprints might act like tyre treads and improve grip by enhancing water removal. In reality the real reason that we have fingerprints is so that crime scene investigators have an opportunity to wiggle their little brushes.Meanwhile if you visit Meijer Ad that contains mostly likewise discounts with Winn Dixie Ad you surely have a range like ALDI Ad.

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