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"alec liver" Discussed on L.A. Times Morning Briefing
"You by state farm like a good neighbor state. Farm is there. Today will be mostly cloudy with a high of sixty four and a low tonight of fifty our top story black latino and native american seniors in los angeles county receiving covid nineteen vaccinations at a lower rate than white asian american and pacific islander seniors. The data released yesterday raised new concerns about inequity in the troubled rollout of vaccines for those sixty five and older in all just seven percent of black seniors have received at least one dose. That's less than half the comparable number for white seniors about nine percent of native american seniors and fourteen percent of latino seniors have also received at least one dose public health director. Barbara ferrer said the county is committed to increasing the number of vaccination sites in the hardest hit areas in other health news hospitals across the. Us are reporting dramatic increases in alcohol related admissions for critical diseases like alcoholic hepatitis. And liver failure. The pandemic has sent thousands of recovering alcoholics into relapse but even before covid nineteen alcoholism related liver. Disease was a growing problem in the country. Fifteen million people have been diagnosed with the condition and over the last decade hospitalizations have doubled. Dr brian lee a transplant hepatitis. To who treats alec liver disease says missions for the disease at us's keck hospital were up thirty percent in twenty twenty compared with two thousand nineteen. Meanwhile california's largest utilities. Say they will spend about thirteen billion dollars to reduce the risk of wildfires after several were blamed on their equipment pacific gas and electric southern california. Edison san diego gas and electric and some smaller utilities filed plans with the california public utilities commission. The commission will have to approve them. Pg and e. With more than five point five million customers in the state has proposed a plan that will include a new computerized risk model that will help pinpoint the areas most prone to wildfires the utility will also focus on safety work in business news disney california adventure park is planning to hold a food and beverage festival in march disney also.
"alec liver" Discussed on Science Friday
"Plan or anything goes from being keno cultivated to being wild we'll screw was speaking of planes it turns out that the there are a hundred thousand million years older there they that old than we thought it turns out land plants are older than we thought a new paper that just came out shows through dna analysis that plants on land uh evolved about a hundred million years earlier than we thought so they evolved about half a billion years ago right around the time that multi cellular life was evolving in the ocean and what's cool about this story is well first of all it just shows us what ruth was like when our ancestors the multi cellular animals were hanging around in the ocean there were indeed things like mosses uh very simple plants alec liver wart and such on land but what's really cool is that these were plants with root systems and what root systems do is actually kind of destroy the environment because at that time oxygenfree oxygen was still relatively new thing on earth and the process of putting down roots and kind of making the dirt shake up the dirt kind of make it into a smaller pieces so when it rains and when there's weathering from wind that dirt runs off into the oceans much more quickly than it would if it hadn't been kinda messed up by these root systems and so that means that this jumpstarted a geochemical process that drew carbon down out of the environment on that whole process of weathering up pulls carbon down and allows more free oxygen to hang around which was great for those multi cellular animals in the oceans they loved that oxygen and help them develop it gave them enough energy so now we have a picture of how basically land plants helped our ancestors develop in the ocean and so we have a much more complete view of how that time on earth during the cambrian explosion what that time was like basically so plants were our heroes is when i'm trying to say they're still my heroes of.