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Beta Analytic Q&A: Can Sand be Dated?

Published on June 24, 2013

Just like sediment, it is better to date the macrofossils found in sand. In the absence of macrofossils, sand can be dated if there is an organic material on the surface of the sand. ... Read More

Beta Analytic Q&A: Can Mixtures of Materials be Dated?

Published on June 18, 2013

What if there are several materials found in sediment (e.g. wood, charcoal, seeds) but each one does not meet the lab's minimum sample size requirement, can a mixture of materials be dated? The first thing to do ... Read More

Beta Analytic Q&A: Do you Accept Beeswax for AMS Dating?

Published on June 14, 2013

We have dated beeswax, sometimes with good success, sometimes not. This is because no pretreatment for organic contaminants can be applied. Thus, if any younger or older carbon has been incorporated in the beeswax, it will ... Read More

Beta Analytic Opens Forwarding Office in Taiwan

Published on June 10, 2013

ISO/IEC 17025:2005-accredited radiocarbon dating laboratory Beta Analytic has recently opened a sample forwarding office in Taipei City, Taiwan. The company can now bill in Taiwan Dollar (TWD) via its new office. Clients who will pay in ... Read More

Beta Analytic Now Provides UltraFiltration Pretreatment for Bones

Published on April 10, 2013

In addition to conventional collagen extraction, ISO/IEC 17025:2005-accredited Beta Analytic now offers ultrafiltration of bone collagen in response to clients' need for additional pretreatments specific to their research opinions and objectives. Recent publications have increased interest ... Read More

Beta Analytic Q&A: Can Sand be Dated?

Published on June 24, 2013

Just like sediment, it is better to date the macrofossils found in sand. In the absence of macrofossils, sand can be dated if there is an organic material on the surface of the sand. ... Read More

Beta Analytic Q&A: Can Mixtures of Materials be Dated?

Published on June 18, 2013

What if there are several materials found in sediment (e.g. wood, charcoal, seeds) but each one does not meet the lab's minimum sample size requirement, can a mixture of materials be dated? The first thing to do ... Read More

Beta Analytic Q&A: Do you Accept Beeswax for AMS Dating?

Published on June 14, 2013

We have dated beeswax, sometimes with good success, sometimes not. This is because no pretreatment for organic contaminants can be applied. Thus, if any younger or older carbon has been incorporated in the beeswax, it will ... Read More

Beta Analytic Opens Forwarding Office in Taiwan

Published on June 10, 2013

ISO/IEC 17025:2005-accredited radiocarbon dating laboratory Beta Analytic has recently opened a sample forwarding office in Taipei City, Taiwan. The company can now bill in Taiwan Dollar (TWD) via its new office. Clients who will pay in ... Read More

Beta Analytic Now Provides UltraFiltration Pretreatment for Bones

Published on April 10, 2013

In addition to conventional collagen extraction, ISO/IEC 17025:2005-accredited Beta Analytic now offers ultrafiltration of bone collagen in response to clients' need for additional pretreatments specific to their research opinions and objectives. Recent publications have increased interest ... Read More