Bionic Suits Set to Leave Realm of Science Fiction

March 19 (Bloomberg) –- Robert Woo, who was paralyzed in a construction accident, walks with the aid of an Ekso Bionics "exoskeleton" and his physical therapist at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York. Wearable machines that enhance human muscle power are poised to leave the realm of science fiction and help factory workers hoist heavier tools, lighten soldiers' loads and enable spinal patients to walk. (Source: Bloomberg)
PetroChina 1Q Profit Falls 82%
08:46 - PetroChina, China’s biggest offshore oil and gas explorer, releases first-quarter earnings. Bloomberg’s Zeb Eckert reports on “First Up.” (Source: Bloomberg)
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