“'Nothing replaces the loss of a son, not even another son.’

Safia Abo Zour, 25, holds her five-month-old baby, Mohammed, with one hand and holds with the other the sweater her older son, also named Mohammed, wore the last time he went to kindergarten. Mohammed had just turned four years old when he was killed during the second war in Gaza in 2011 after an airstrike on his family's house in the Al Zaitoun neigborhood. Safia named her new baby after his brother." -- Eman Mohammed

Portraits by photojournalist Eman Mohammed.

Bosnian photographer Ziyah Gafic grew up in Sarajevo during the war. In this powerful Q&A, he explains why he obsessively takes pictures of rusty watches, broken glasses and old combs.

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Theoretical physicist (and TED Fellow) Shohini Ghose shares 5 facts about female physicists.

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Photographer Camille Seaman began chasing storms in 2008. Little did she know that she was joining a select club, with its own habits and language. Here, she shares some of the lingo you might need to get by in this world — and some of her latest images.

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Author of the book Animal Madness, TED Fellow Laurel Braitman shares 5 ways in which animals and humans suffer from similar mental illnesses. Anthropomorphism run amok? You decide.

Ready to go beyond this week’s headlines? 5 primary sources worth reading next—about Egypt, Al Jazeera, and international reporting.

Botswana’s Okavango Delta, home to the world’s largest elephant population, is now a UNESCO World Heritage site. TED Fellow Steve Boyes explains why this is a great thing.