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I've been the Social Media Editor at Forbes since October, 2011. Prior to that, I was a freelance writer and contributor here. On this blog, I focus on futurism, cutting edge technology, and breaking research. Follow me on Twitter - @thealexknapp. You can email me at aknapp@forbes.com

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Montessorium, a maker of Montessori-inspired educational apps, is now offering 'smart flashcards' that can offer a personalized learning experience for small children.
On Wednesday, April 18, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will deliver NASA's TESS (Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite) into orbit.
Elon Musk's SpaceX is raising $500 million in new investments.
According to venture capital firm Space Angels, nearly $1 billion was invested into space startups in the first quarter of 2018, led by a $500 million as yet unannounced investment round into SpaceX.
Boston-based robotics startup has raised $25 million in a series B round aimed at hiring 80 new employees and enhancing the capabilities of its warehouse robots.
This year's Midas List includes 15 venture capitalists from China - and a lot of investment in Chinese tech.

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Venture capitalist Arama Kukutai talks about what he looks for in agricultural technology investments.
3D Systems has a new platform for 3D printing that permits full-scale manufacturing - and its first products may wind up in your dentists' office.
These space startups were able to launch thanks to investments from Midas List members.
Massachusetts-based Desktop Metal has a 3D-printing solution that's affordable and much faster than what's on the market today.
Steelcase and MIT have teamed up to create a 3D-printing process that could one day create customized furniture in minutes.
Manufacturing startup Made In Space takes 3D printing to the final frontier.

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Chemical manufacturing startup Solugen has released a line of cleaning wipes made with its enzymatic processes. The products serve as proof-of-concept for a new, environmentally-friendly way to manufacture chemicals.
With its LiveDrive motor, Canadian-based research firm Genesis Robotics aims to make sleeker, more powerful robots.
22-year-old Easton LaChappelle wants to use 3D-printing and automation to produce realistic-looking, robotic prosthetic arms at a fraction of the price of current models. And he's partnering with Microsoft, Stratasys and Dassault Systemes to do it.
IBM's new PAIRS Geoscope service allows developers to crunch a wide variety of geospatial data for applications as diverse as agriculture, insurance and emergency response systems.
Weather startup Understory will be working with Monsanto to provide hyperlocal weather data for corn fields in Argentina.
Physical therapist Asha Gummadi just won the $25,000 National Geographic/Spring Chasing Genius Challenge to further develop her app, which allows doctors to prescribe physical therapy remotely.

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