Sediment Samples from Japanese Lake Extend Carbon Dating Timeline
Published October 23, 2012
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Tighter carbon dates for the remains of Neanderthals could help explain why they became extinct. Image: J. Reader/SPL.
Climate records from a Japanese lake will improve the accuracy of dating techniques, which will probably help shed light on some mysteries such as the extinction of the Neanderthals as well as paradoxes that have arisen due to dating.
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