New York :, W.W. Norton & Company,, 
1 online resource (285 pages) : illustrations.
Second skin : what to wear to war
Boom box : automotive safety for people who drive on bomb
Fighting by ear : the conundrum of military noise
Below the belt : the cruelest shot of all
It could 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.
"'Grunt' tackles the science behind some of a soldier's most challenging adversaries-- panic, exhaustion, heat, noise-- and introduces us to the scientists who seek to conquer them"-- Amazon.com.