This week’s episode doesn’t cover the unusual or the bizarre, it covers the truly terrifying. Yes we’re talking about the invisible and deadly VX nerve agent. Its been in the news in recent weeks after the horrific attack on a man in Malaysia. We’ll talk about how our nervous system functions and how this horrendous agent disrupts that. And also, how on earth scientists came to create a toxin so deadly that half the weight of a grain of sand is enough to kill you.
Some of the descriptions in this weeks episode may be distressing for very young children, but I have not gone out of my way to describe things in a lurid or overly graphic way.