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Author Roach, Mary, author.

Title Grunt : the curious science of humans at war / Mary Roach.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., [2016]
Location Call No. Status
 Naper Blvd. Adult Nonfiction  355.070973 ROA    AVAILABLE
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Description 285 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Second skin: what to wear to war -- Boom box: automotive safety for people who drive on bombs -- Fighting by ear: the conundrum of military noise -- Below the belt: the cruelest shot of all -- It might get weird: a salute to genital transplants -- Carnage under fire: how do combat medics cope? -- Sweating bullets: the war on heat -- Leaky SEALs: diarrhea as a threat to national security -- The maggot paradox: flies on the battlefield, for better and worse -- What doesn't kill you will make you reek: a brief history of stink bombs -- Old chum: how to make and test shark repellent -- That sinking feeling: when things go wrong under the sea -- Up and under: a submarine tries to sleep -- Feedback from the fallen: how the dead help the living stay that way.
Subject Military art and science -- Technological innovations -- United States.
Military art and science -- Technological innovations -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Military research -- United States.
ISBN 9780393245448 (hardcover)
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