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How AI will detect aliens beyond solar system

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Researchers at Carnegie Institution’s Geophysical Laboratory and George Mason University say their method of searching for aliens outside the solar system is 90 per cent accurate. Lahaina wildfire: residents return to devastated homes. Musk pose...Tesla’s humanoid robot does yoga. Garlic breath? Natural yogurt can fix that. 

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