One of our extinct ancient relatives developed a chewing pattern unique among primates

We don’t know why they did so.

We owe the shape of our jaws, at least in part, to our ancestors’ love of cheese

Cheese — it literally made your bones what they are.

Despite oral hygiene, chewing still leaves nanowear on teeth

This fundamental understanding could lead to better oral health but also new insights in evolutionary biology.

‘Chewing like a cow’ helped early mammals thrive in the wake of dinosaur extinction

There’s a lot to be grateful for the first mammalian ancestors who evolved side-to-side chewing.

The Crunch Effect — how listening to your chewing can help you lose weight

The sounds you make while chewing have a significant effect on the amount of food you eat, a new study has found. The results suggest that people are likely to consume less if they can hear themselves eating.