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New radiocarbon dating places his death at between 3,391 and 3,031 years ago.Skeletons point to world’s oldest known shark attacks|Bruce Bower|September 8, 2021|Science News For Students
To figure out how long ago the soil samples had frozen, the team used radiocarbon dating.Tiny animals survive 24,000 years in suspended animation|Alison Pearce Stevens|September 6, 2021|Science News For Students
Because radiocarbon isotopes decay to the point of near disappearance around the 50,000 year mark, packrats can’t help us pin dates to organisms that existed before that threshold—say, dinosaurs.What’s in a packrat’s petrified pee? Just a few thousand years of secrets.|Rachel Feltman|August 12, 2021|Popular-Science
The ancient DNA came from a tooth and two bone fragments radiocarbon dated to between around 43,000 and 46,000 years ago.Europe’s oldest known humans mated with Neandertals surprisingly often|Bruce Bower|April 7, 2021|Science News
“The correlation of the radiocarbon dates with periods of drought is remarkable,” Mills says.Ancient people may have survived desert droughts by melting ice in lava tubes|Rachel Fritts|December 8, 2020|Science News
Could modern human DNA contamination affect the resultant radiocarbon date?
Most all investigators accept these radiocarbon dates on the elk antlers as rock solid.
Some of the carbon compounds in the various artifacts showed a faint trace of radiocarbon, others showed none.Dead Giveaway|Gordon Randall Garrett
Philon went on to explain the radiocarbon dating of the book.The House from Nowhere|Arthur G. Stangland