If you’ve ever been fortunate enough to pluck a Wisconsin cheese curd from the bag and pop it into your mouth, you know how important it is to hear the cheese squeak as you chew, thus, indicating its exquisite freshness. Alas, after a day or two, the squeak — and a lot of the joy — is gone. Some intrepid scientists wanted to know: is there any way to extend the squeak so folks outside of Wisconsin can experience this wonderful feeling? Consumerist shares their findings.