06/27/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

U Of Missouri Researchers Turn Coffee To Biodiesel Fuel

Coffee isn't just a fuel for people anymore.

MU researchers have found a way to convert the coffee grounds commonly found in beverages into biodiesel fuel.

Most biodiesel fuel in the U.S. is made from soybean oil, but the researchers developed an efficient process for extracting oil from used coffee, biological engineering assistant professor Bulent Koc said.

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