Cutting edge minerals

By Kasia Patel
Published: Thursday, 03 January 2013

IM looks at speciality applications in the medical industry

Commonly known for their use in the pharmaceutical and vitamin industry, researchers are looking into new niche uses for minerals such helping in the fight against cancer, or prevention against Alzheimer’s disease. As surgeons and medical companies move away from metal to plastic implants, the role of minerals grows in...