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The U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine houses 200 scientists and soldiers who focus on such things as how the physiological effects of rations, clothes and gear affect troops. Story | Video | Photo Essay
Far away from the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan, a relatively small group of soldiers subject themselves regularly to searing heat, freezing cold, extreme altitudes and exhausting exercise. Story»
Field troops soon may be treated to tastier drinks, and increased performance, through nutritionally supplemented flavored mixes for their personal hydration packs. Story
Army researchers are creating a system to track soldiers' vital statistics during training or combat via a vitamin-sized transmitter taken like a pill and a monitor. Story