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  • C14 carbon dating process: Freeze drying bone sample
    Rights: The University of Waikato Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato Published 28 June 2017 Size: 3.8 MB Referencing Hub media

    The sample is freeze dried to remove excess water. After this process, the resulting material has a spongy texture with an off-white colour – this is the protein fraction within the bone. It is now ready for testing.

    Acknowledgement: The University of Waikato Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato

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