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Researchers team up with viruses to evolve a better insecticide

Researchers team up with viruses to evolve a better insecticide Under selective pressure, like an insect being exposed to pesticides, life does what it does best: figure out how to persist through adversity.The Bt endotoxin does its work by binding to cell surface proteins in the insect’s gut, which opens pores that ultimately kill the cells.

New Bluetooth 5 spec will double speeds and quadruple range

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has announced the new Bluetooth 5 spec, currently slated for delivery in late 2016 or early 2017.While it won’t appear in devices until sometime after that, the BT 5 protocol should be a significant improvement over Bluetooth 4.