Cheese Science

Say cheese: Inverse reports on one of the world's most beloved foods with news of the latest cheese science and innovation, how it shapes our cultures, and even how it's portrayed in entertainment.

Cheese Science
You can thank these microbes for your favorite cheesey snacks
JoAnna Wendel
Humans, bacteria, and fungus have been working together for thousands of years to bring us cheese.
Innovation
Say cheese: Inverse reports on one of the world's most beloved foods
Inverse Staff
Say cheese: Inverse reports on one of the world's most beloved foods with news of the latest cheese science and innovation, how it shapes our cultures, and even how it's portrayed in entertainment.
Mind and Body
Study Reveals a Healthy Reason to Eat Cheese
Catherine Chan
Bring on the cheddar.
Mind and Body
Is Cheese Healthy? What 5 Experts Say About Its Effect on Your Diet
Alexandra Hansen
 Sometimes you gotta take the gouda with the bad.
Innovation
Tesla Batteries Power This 500-Year-Old Cheese Farm in the UK
Mike Brown
Night or day, a farm in the UK is making carbon-neutral cheddar.
Science
Ancient White Stuff in Egyptian Tomb Turned Out to Be World's Oldest Cheese
Yasmin Tayag
Bust out the crackers!
Science
Ancient Cheese: Traces Found on Croatia's Coast Are 7,200 Years Old
Yasmin Tayag
It's some of the oldest evidence of cheese ever found in Europe.
Science
Oldest Cheese on Earth Found in Ancient Egyptian Tomb of Ptahhmes
Sarah Sloat
It's the oldest solid cheese ever discovered.
Science
How to Make the Perfect Grilled Cheese, According to Science
Mary von Aue
It's all in the pH.
Science
Panera Bread Cream Cheese Recall: What Are the Symptoms of Listeria?
Yasmin Tayag
Food poisoning from Listeria is especially shitty.
Innovation
Scientists Design Genetic Tool To Make Perfect Cheese Every Time
Alasdair Wilkins
That's some (e)dam goud(a) cheese.
Science
That Full-Fat Pro-Cheese and Dairy Study Stinks For This Reason
Yasmin Tayag
The findings of a cheese study making its rounds on the internet seem too gouda to be true: Could it be that full-fat, super-rich cheese really doesn’t increase your risk of heart attack or stroke? We’re sorry to break it to you: That study kinda stinks.
Culture
The Only Thing the Internet Loves More Than Cheese or Beyoncé Is Both
Monica Hunter-Hart
Anyone for a little cheese with 'Lemonade?'
Science
FDA: The Woody Notes in Your Parmesan Cheese Come From Actual Wood
Peter Rugg
The label that promises "100 percent pure" is lying.
Science
National Cheesecake Day Is a Living Hell if You Work at the Cheesecake Factory
Peter Rugg
I've seen a side of humanity no man should see. 
Science
I Ate Mac & Cheese Sprinkled with Crickets, on Mars
Sean Hutchinson
How art, science, and food meet in a Brooklyn test laboratory of maybe-Martian cuisine.
Innovation
Finally, a Solution to the Great Swiss Cheese Riddle
Ben Guarino
The hole truth and nothing but.