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MilliporeSigma Tech Talk: Biopharma Recycling Program for Single-Use Technologies

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The rapid growth and adoption of single-use technologies in the biopharmaceutical market is significantly increasing the amount of plastic waste being generated.

In this talk, Jacqueline Ignacio, Customer Sustainability Solutions Manager, will discuss:

Girlstart to Host Annual Girls in STEM Conference in Austin, Allowing More Than 500 Girls to Meet and Learn From STEM Professionals, Saturday, March 24

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March 23, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Girlstart, the non-profit organization dedicated to STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education for girls, recently announced an expansion of its partnership with MilliporeSigma in 2018. Thanks to MilliporeSigma’s support, Girlstart will bring its innovative after-school programs and summer camps to the Houston, Boston, and St. Louis metro areas—inspiring girls to pursue STEM education and careers in STEM fields.

Havas PR With MilliporeSigma: Curiosity Cube Sparks Scientific Curiosity Across the United States

2018 CSR Winner for Community Affairs
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Havas PR created a comprehensive media relations strategy focused on generating buzz around each market the Curiosity Cube visits and highlighting its purpose in igniting scientific passion. 
 
The Curiosity Cube is a retrofitted shipping container that has been transformed into a mobile science lab. Knowing how important it is for all students to have access to science education, MilliporeSigma brings its Curiosity Labs program and the Curiosity Cube to students in underserved school districts.
 

Curiosity Cube to Visit Local Schools; Solar-Powered Mobile Science Lab Sparks Interest in STEM

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Texas, March 27, 2018 /3BL Media/ - According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) sector is growing faster than any other in the U.S., yet there are more STEM opportunities than there are students to fill these positions.

Data as the New Infrastructure

Data plays foundational role in enabling smart cities
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For decades, the definition of “infrastructure” has remained unchanged and was used to define roads, bridges, electricity and water delivery systems, among other examples. But as cities continue to build upon smart city efforts, the concept and very definition of infrastructure is changing.

All I’m Askin’ for Is a Little C.L.A.R.I.T.Y.

By Jeffrey Whitford
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In the ’60s, Aretha Franklin created an anthem that still rings true today. She asked for something simple…respect. And just in case the receiver of that message didn’t get it, she spelled it out for them — literally. While respect isn’t my request today, it is for something in the same vein. Over the past few months, I’ve had several situations at work or in my personal life in which I’m left perplexed. Either I thought I knew what was going on or thought I was clear on what a frame was, but apparently not — so all I’m askin’ for is a little…clarity. 

MilliporeSigma Furthers Scientists’ Research Through Expanded Seeding Labs Partnership

New TeleScience online platform provides teaching and training to scientists in developing countries
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BURLINGTON, Mass., February 28, 2018 /3BL Media/ – MilliporeSigma today announced an expansion of its partnership with Seeding Labs to accelerate teaching and research for thousands of scientists in the developing world.

MilliporeSigma Announces 2018 North American Curiosity Cube™ Mobile Science Lab Tour

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• Mobile science lab to visit 100 communities in U.S. and Canada 

• Demonstrates company’s commitment to enhance science education

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• Mobile science lab to visit 100 communities in U.S. and Canada 

• Demonstrates company’s commitment to enhance science education

A New Greener Alternative Scoring Matrix Based on Twelve Principles of Green Chemistry

By Ettigounder (Samy) Ponnusamy and Jeffrey Whitford
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MilliporeSigma created a unique web-based greener alternative scoring matrix, also known as DOZN™a quantitative green chemistry evaluator based on the 12 principles of green chemistry. The 12 principles of green chemistry provide a framework for learning about green chemistry and designing or improving materials, products, processes and systems. The DOZN™evaluatorscores products based on metrics for each principle and aggregates the principle scores to derive a final aggregate score.

Cooler Return Program Is a ‘Win-Win’ for Lab

UC-Berkeley’s Glaunsinger Lab reduces environmental impact by reusing coolers for its temperature-sensitive reagents, chemicals and kits.
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By Jim Butschli

As a believer in the coexistence of science and the environment, the Glaunsinger Lab at the University of California-Berkeley takes a proactive approach to its efforts to recycle and reuse coolers needed for the storage and shipment of temperature-sensitive reagents, chemicals and kits.

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