From groundbreaking medical advancements to controversial ethical debates, “Physical Experiments” uncovers the stories of groundbreaking discoveries and medical breakthroughs as we dive deep into the realm of human and animal experimentation.
Physical Experiments: Human and Animal Experimentation
In the 1940s, the MIT and Quaker Oats tests conducted a series of experiments involving the consumption of radioactive cereals by children.
Operation Acoustic Kitty was a 1960s-era CIA project that sought to utilize cats for espionage missions, with plans to monitor the Kremlin and Soviet embassies.
The first successful organ transplant was performed on December 23, 1954, by Dr. Joseph E. Murray at the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in Boston
Fleming had no idea that a spore of a rare mold type called Penicillium notatum had landed on the plate before he left for vacation.
A CIA project whose aim was to determine whether a person could be forced via hypnosis or forced drug addiction to commit an act of attempted assassination..