Tag: Lancaster University

Lancaster University say little room for biofuels in a food secure future

Lancaster University say little room for biofuels in a food secure future

July 26, 2018 |

In the UK, researchers from Lancaster University have analyzed global and regional food supplies to reveal the flows of calories, protein and vital micro-nutrients from production through to human consumption, in a study published in Elementa, Science of the Anthropocene. Combining data from the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) with food nutrient data, and […]

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Lancaster University make breakthroughs in biofuel production from spent coffee grounds

Lancaster University make breakthroughs in biofuel production from spent coffee grounds

May 10, 2017 |

In the UK, although a small number of businesses are using spent coffee grounds to make biofuels, researchers at Lancaster University have found a way to significantly improve the efficiency of the process- vastly increasing biofuel from coffee’s commercial competitiveness. The chemical engineers have consolidated the existing multi-stage process into one step (known as in-situ […]

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