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What methods do they use and how do these methods work?

Beta Analytic’s radiocarbon dating fees are inclusive of δ13C measurements by Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometry (IRMS) and calendar calibration when applicable, δ18O for carbonates, and δD (deuterium) and δ18O for water.

The lab also offers C: N, %C and %N measurements on collagen extracted from non-cremated bones in addition to δ15N and δ13C at no additional cost for samples sent for radiocarbon dating.

A child mummy is found high in the Andes and the archaeologist says the child lived more than 2,000 years ago.

Because the radiocarbon is radioactive, it will slowly decay away.

­ ­You probably have seen or read news stories about fascinating ancient artifacts.

At an ar­chaeological dig, a piece of wooden tool is unearthed and the archaeologist finds it to be 5,000 years old.

The lab accepts biobased products, biofuels, waste-derived fuels and their combustion emissions (CO2 gas).