Shankar Vedantam is a science writer for The Washington Post and a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University. Gary Knight hide caption

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Judi Chamberlin, an advocate for people with mental illness, died over the weekend at her home in Arlington, Mass., at the age of 65. Her 1978 book, On Our Own, became a manifesto for patients, and influenced the mental health establishment. Tom Olin/MindFreedom International hide caption

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Bryce Marcus is a fifth-grader at the KIPP Infinity School in the West Harlem neighborhood of New York City. His curriculum includes emotional development training that teaches him to replace negative thinking with more realistic and flexible thinking. Allison Aubrey/NPR hide caption

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Charles Lord photographed the horrific conditions in the Philadelphia State Hospital, a mental institution better known as Byberry. Charles Lord hide caption

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This Sept. 26, 2009, satellite image shows a facility under construction inside a mountain located about 20 miles north northeast of Qom, Iran. It's believed Iran plans to start enriching uranium at the previously secret facility in 2011. The recent revelation of a document purportedly from Iran about a nuclear trigger device further fuels suspicions about the country's nuclear ambitions. AP/GeoEye Satellite Image, IHS Jane's Analysis hide caption

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