Veggie oil strain shows promise in car engines-study


By Christopher Doering WASHINGTON, March 24 (Reuters) - Altering the chemical structure of vegetable oil could make the molecule more resistant to temperature changes and increase its use as a supplement to petroleum-based motor oil in automobiles, scientists said on Monday. A team of researchers led by Atanu Adhvaryu at the U.S. Agriculture Department have increased the temperature durability and shelf life of soybean oil by reducing the amount of double bonding in the molecule. ...

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