Get talking – Dr Robert Quarshie

Critical raw materials are essential for many of the technologies that enable modern life. Dr Robert Quarshie argues that it is imperative to invest in the search for alternatives, to avoid potential catastrophe.

Salt water cities - Nanotechnology and desalination plants

Can nanotechnology make desalination plants more efficient, and feasible for developing nations? James Perkins reports

Codes and standards - Standardising mineral reporting

Steven Henley answers questions on standardising mineral reporting around the world

Illegal mining: the threats

Possible solutions to address the threats in mine security

Medical advances in nanotechnology

It is nano steps to better health as Rhiannon Garth Jones looks at the latest medical advances in nanotechnology