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Curiosity Cube Encourages Youngsters to Learn About STEM

By Patrick Wolfinbarger
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LARAMIE – Children and parents got more than fireworks this Fourth of July week as they participated in educational science experiments about the human body with the arrival of the Curiosity Cube.

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Simplifying the Switch to Green Chemistry

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Global industries are redefining their core business strategies by adopting greener chemistry practices that are reinventing supply-chain ecosystems to design models that create value for all stakeholders – including the planet.

Less Space for Waste

As single-use technology becomes mainstream, biopharma companies need a better way to handle waste
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MilliporeSigma estimates that a single biopharma site produces about 12.5 tons waste per month that is eligible for recycling. As a leading supplier of single-use biopharmaceutical products, including single-use bags, tubing, connectors and filters, MilliporeSigma recognizes the need to reduce the environmental impact of its products.

In 2015, MilliporeSigma launched an exclusive partnership with Triumvirate Environmental in order to enable bioprocess manufacturing customers to fully recycle plastic single-use and disposable products.

Six Educators Share How They Are Using 3D Printing to Teach Their Students

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Not only is 3D printing radically impacting the manufacturing and industrial sectors, but it is also changing how educators are teaching their students as well. 3D printing is offering educators new ways to explain, teach, and experience different concepts. And, the technology is already being used by teachers all over the world to enhance their lesson plans.

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From Single-Use to Re-Use

By Jacqueline Ignacio
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It is well known that single-use systems provide a variety of benefits to drug manufacturers, but the growth of single-use brings to mind the environmental impact that comes with this trend. Globally, we estimate that 30,000 tons of biopharma single-use products are disposed to landfill or incineration every year. Single-use systems are made primarily of plastic, and I think most people agree that plastic consumption should be reduced and recycling increased. In fact, the plastic used in single-use technologies is of excellent quality because it has limited or no additives. 

Curiosity Cube Brings Science to Life for Sacramento Kids

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KCRA) —Science was brought to life for some Sacramento kids on Wednesday.

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Curiosity Cube Makes EPiC Appearance

By Sean Roberts
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LIBERTY — EPiC Elementary School was one of only two schools in Missouri to receive a visit from MilliporeSigma's Curiosity Cube.

"The Curiosity Cube is a retro-fitted shipping container that we have turned into a mobile science lab that travels all over the country and Canada to elementary and middle schools with the sole purpose of sparking curiosity in the future generation," said Curiosity Cube coordinator, Rebecca Dowd during the May 22 visit. 

Students Step Into the Curiosity Cube

By Pedro Rivera
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ELVERTA -- Alpha Middle School in Elverta is known for its academics and its baseball squad. From the outside, the school looks like any other but something different is making the campus stand out.

That's where the Curiosity Cube comes in.

See the Curiosity Cube in action. 

Mobile Science Lab Visits EPiC Elementary School

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LIBERTY, Mo. — A mobile science lab, called the Curiosity Cube, stopped at EPiC Elementary School on Tuesday.

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MilliporeSigma Employees SPARK Curiosity Around the World

SPARK 2018 Kicks Off with SPARK Quarterly Weeks
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With the successful launch of the SPARK Global Volunteer Program in 2016, MilliporeSigma, the life science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, employees continue to SPARK curiosity around the world, giving back to the communities in which they live and work during 2018 quarterly dedicated SPARK weeks. In addition to SPARK events organized throughout the year, the dedicated SPARK weeks model brings employees together at specific and consistent points in time.

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