A physician injects himself with a lethal dose of cocaine for research.
Jose Delgado proved it is possible to control people much like remotely.
A man has become a human statue after using contaminated Heroin.
"Typhoid Mary" was connected to several outbreaks, but she never fell ill.
Dr. Duncan Macdougall sets out to prove the existence of the human soul.
In 1908 a German woman's left hand began attacking her...
Residents of France experience horifying hallucinations at the same time.
An outbreak of a vitamin deficiency disease called Pellagra occurred in 1902.
Dr. Robert White attempts to exchange monkeys' heads.
Dr. Egas Moniz believes he can treat mental illness with a radical plan.
During the 1960s, the CIA experimented with mind control. Were they successful?
Two amateur radio hams hear a distress signal from space.
One man combined the occult and rockets to produce the technology that underpinned Mutually Assured Destruction. A skull found in 1912 seems to solve Darwin's puzzle of where we came from. Mary Mallon infects hundreds with typhoid despite being healthy.
A musical genius is forced to create the most brilliant piece of spy technology ever. Wendell Johnson turns his own stutter into a research topic, but it takes a twist in when he experiments on orphans. Dr John Ziegler introduces steroids to athletes.
A Pavlov student repeats this experiment on orphans to prove that they are nothing more than animals. In 2001 red rain falls in India; it seems to be filled with biological cells. A glow in the dark paint used during WWI contains a deadly ingredient.
Jose Delgado begins to discover how to electronically control the mind. A doctor at Edinburgh University doesn't ask any questions when two men begin supplying him with fresh human cadavers. Scientist Phillip Lenard leads a vendetta against Einstein.
In an experiment, students are mocked for their beliefs as researchers profile their personalities. One goes on to become the unabomber. Leaded gasoline poisons more peole than anything else. Russian scientists protect their work from Nazis at all costs.
A chemical that speeds up the flowering process in soybeans turns into a weapon during Vietnam. Be Franklin investigates Fraz Mesmer's cure for animal magnetism, which turns out to be hypnotism. Dr Albert Geyser invents a deadly new beauty treatment.
US government experiments illegally on black men with syphilis for 40 years. N-Rays transformed physics in France. Until they turned out not to exist. 9 skiers found dead with strange injuries. Hypothermia? Quarrel? Weapon? Or worse? John Noble hosts.