2 month old baby carbon dating
Because of its extremely long half-life (over 5,000 years), carbon 14 content has typically been used to date only very old artifacts or fossils.The method has traditionally failed to resolve dates of samples that differ in age by less than a few hundred years—accurate enough perhaps to date the youngest and oldest parts of the most ancient redwood trees, but not to tell how many newborn cells might be present in the human brain.
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Scientists know that Carbon 14 has a half-life of 5,730 years, meaning that in 5,730 years, half of the Carbon 14 in a sample will turn into normal, non-radioactive carbon.
For tens of thousands of years, leaf and twig fossils have remained undisturbed at the bottom of Lake Suigetsu in Japan.
By drilling into well-preserved layers of sediment and extracting cores containing those leaves and twigs, researchers have obtained some of the most accurate records of radiocarbon in the atmosphere yet.
Because this test can be used retrospectively, unlike many of the current methods used to detect cell proliferation, and because it does not require the ingestion of a radioactive or chemical tracer, the method can be readily applied to both in vivo and postmortem samples of human tissues.
In today’s Cell, Frisen and colleagues report how they used the dating method to dismiss the possibility that neurogenesis takes place in the adult human cortex.
Current atmospheric C14 is about twice the level it was before the 1950s.