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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.

Mobile Science Lab Sparks Curiosity in Hawthorn Students

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To immerse even more young minds in the world of science, MilliporeSigma launched the Curiosity Cube in 2017.

“It’s exciting to see these experiences being made available to even more students,” says Victoria May, executive director of the ISP. “Too many students get to high school without the confidence to tackle STEM subjects or an awareness of the opportunities waiting for them in STEM fields. That’s why it’s important to make inroads with students when it matters most—in elementary and middle school.”

Making Insulin-Producing Cells Unrecognizable

A goal of Elad Sintov, Ph.D., of Harvard University, is to find a way to transplant beta cells without the use of immunosuppressive treatments.
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By Alexandra Mulvey

Traveling Science Lab Comes to Kankakee

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MilliporeSigma is bringing its Curiosity Cube to Kankakee this week for a public event Saturday at the Kankakee Farmers’ Market.

Formerly a shipping container, the retrofitted Cube now is a traveling science lab that will reach about 50,000 students this year.

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2018 Global Visionary Award: MilliporeSigma

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Equipment is critical to building scientific capacity globally, but we know it doesn’t end there. Equipment is just the first step.

It takes all types of resources—professional connections, technical expertise, and financial support—to foster hubs of scientific innovation around the world.

MilliporeSigma, the Life Science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, has always understood the impact of going beyond equipment in their support of Seeding Labs.

Milliporesigma Looks Beyond 'Burn and Bury' for Single-use Recycling

MilliporeSigma is urging industry to recycle single-use technologies, which can be made into speed bumps, parking bollards, and plastic palettes.
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By Flora Southey

The Biopharma Single-use Product Recycling Program - a collaboration between MilliporeSigma and Triumvirate Environmental - collects, shreds, sterillises and recycles disposable plastics for the biopharmaceutical industry. 

The program has facilitated the recycling of single-use bags, tubing and connectors, and cartridge and capsule filters at Triumvirate's plant in Pennsylvania since 2015.

DOZN: Advancing How We Evaluate the Greenness of Chemicals

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Those in the chemical industry may be aware of the growing interest in green chemistry, the concept of developing chemical processes and products that reduce the production of waste and hazardous substances. This idea is not new, however. In fact, roughly 20 years ago, chemists, Paul Anastas and John C. Warner, published the 12 principles of green chemistry.

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How a Quantitative Green Chemistry Evaluator Works

As many chemists turn to greener options in the lab, they face the challenge of properly evaluating the “greenness” of a chemical or process
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Problem: As many chemists turn to greener options in the lab, they face the challenge of properly evaluating the “greenness” of a chemical or process. The 12 Principles of Green Chemistry— developed by Paul Anastas and John Warner—provide a global framework that helps scientists learn about green chemistry and how to design or improve materials, products, processes, and systems.

Taking STEM Outside of the Classroom

by Adam Stone
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A 7th Grade science teacher at Marshall Simonds Middle School in Boston, MA, Tammy Scelsi took her students out of the classroom and into a giant box. 

Actually, it's a 22x10-foot shipping container, dubbed the Curiosity Cube. Life science company, MilliporeSigma developed it and makes it available for free to educators. It's a mobile lab packed with hands-on learning opportunities and staffed by experts. 

Curiosity Cube Brings a Mobile Science Lab to Vail Elementary Students

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Curiosity Cube, a retrofitted shipping container transformed into a mobile laboratory, paraded through Temecula, Feb. 22-24, during their second annual nationwide tour.

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