07 December 2016
Vol 8, Issue 368

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ONLINE COVER A Deadly Dipole. Carbon monoxide—triple-bonded oxygen and carbon—is produced by incomplete combustion. A dangerous poison, carbon monoxide binds to hemoglobin, blocking its life-sustaining ability to carry oxygen. In this issue, Azarov et al. report the development of an antidote for this lethal gas. [CREDIT: C. BICKEL/G. GRULLÓN/SCIENCE TRANSLATIONAL MEDICINE]