radiocarbon dating

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Synonyms for radiocarbon dating

a chemical analysis used to determine the age of organic materials based on their content of the radioisotope carbon-14

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Thus, neurons can be "carbon dated" in a similar way to that used by archeologists.
The new find has been carbon dated by a team of Chinese and American researchers and shows scorch marks that indicate it may have been used in cooking, Daily Mail reported on Friday.
The skulls were sent back to Cairo after they were carbon dated at a laboratory in Oxford.
Because charcoal is so commonly carbon dated, Michael Bird, now at the University of St.
"The next step is to take the skull to Oxford next week to get it carbon dated so we can determine how old it is."