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Sweet smell of success greets cane researchers

Admin Keep Queensland Beautiful - Tuesday, December 04, 2012

North Queensland researchers say they have found a way to turn the "junk" from the sugar industry into luxury perfumes.

James Cook University is using air and sunlight to convert sugar cane and essential oil derivatives into pharmaceuticals, used to make perfume.

Read more: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2012-12-03/sweet-smell-of-success-greets-cane-researchers/4404050?section=qld