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Mystery of the First Americans

Kennewick man skull How do scientists date skulls such as Kennewick Man's? Bone up on the topic below.
The Dating Game
by Rick Groleau

So what's the story behind radiocarbon dating? It's not a love story, to be sure. Rather, it's a way to determine the age of organic remains such as bone, teeth, and seeds by finding out how much carbon-14 is left in the remains.

Check it out for yourself. At the very least you'll find out what it's like to date a 9,000-year-old skeleton such as Kennewick Man's.



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