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Wake Forest study looks at sugar-based compound as source of biodiesel

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Biodiesel is seen separating from impurities in a lab at Wake Forest University.

Posted: Monday, October 21, 2013 12:00 am

A five-year effort to develop a lower-cost source of biodiesel has led Wake Forest University chemists in the direction of a sugar-based compound to accomplish their goal.

Biodiesel is a renewable, clean-burning fuel that also reduces tailpipe emissions. It depends primarily on feedstock crops.

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