The biofuel used to drive the Aggie A-Salt Streamliner is produced by industrial waste from cheese production (Photo: USU)
USU biochemist Michael R. Morgan posing beside the Aggie A-Salt Streamliner he piloted at Utah's Salt Flats (Photo: USU)
A cheese-powered dragster designed by researchers at Utah State University (USU) set a new speed record for a vehicle of its type, reaching a shade over 65 mph (104 km/h) at the Utah Salt Flats Racing Association's 2012 World of Speed event in September. No prize Stilton was wasted in the pursuit of glory however, as the vehicle runs on yeast biodiesel derived from the industrial waste of cheese production.
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