Sarah Everts

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‘Fingerprints are inked with sweat, a body fluid that holds revealing information about our health and our vices.’ Photograph: moonHo Joe/Getty Images/iStockphoto

When I deposited my index fingerprint on a laboratory slide so that Simona Francese could analyse it, I felt as if I was giving her the password to my(...)

A lot of our hang-ups about sweat turn on the issue of smell. Photograph: iStock

In The Joy of Sweat, an entertaining and illuminating guide to the necessity and virtues of perspiration, science journalist Sarah Everts points out t(...)