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The American Biology Teacher (2022) 84 (6): 336–341.
Published: 01 August 2022
... recrystallization. Similarly, the so-called collagen fraction of Mesozoic fossil bone (actually the total organic fraction) yields a falsely young “date,” due to the presence of organic contaminants, including glue that is added during fossil excavation. The contaminants are responsible for the falsely young...
The American Biology Teacher (2021) 83 (5): 298–302.
Published: 01 May 2021
... with iron and iron compounds at a critical point in the decay process protects cells within a bone from autolysis. Cross-linking and association with bone mineral surfaces furnish added protection to collagen fibers in a bone. These protective factors can result in soft-tissue preservation that lasts...
The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (2): 72–79.
Published: 01 February 2020
... and Permissions web page, https://www.ucpress.edu/journals/reprints-permissions . 2020 dinosaurs creationism radiocarbon collagen recrystallization carbonate uranium fossilization The recent discovery of radiocarbon in dinosaur fossils has the potential to generate much puzzlement, because...