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UMass Lowell, Army team up to keep soldiers safe

The University of Massachusetts Lowell and the Army are joining forces to help make soldiers safer and more effective in combat.

Scientists from the US Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center will be working at the UMass Lowell campus directly with faculty and undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral students to address evolving military needs — from designing a better parachute to improving how food rations are packaged.

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