The researchers seem to be associated with Catholic creationist groups, which have reported the conference earlier and more vocally than evangelical creationists.
One of these reports states that afterwards, “the abstract was removed from the conference website by two chairmen because they could not accept the findings.
Furthermore, if a sample has been contaminated, scientists will know about it.
Ironically, given how supposedly useless carbon dating is claimed to be, Creation Ministries International rests part of their "101 Evidences" on carbon dating being a useful method for within several thousand years.
But going to the official conference site, the talk has clearly been removed.
(Go to Wednesday, room Leo 2, double-click on BGO2, which is the session that had the presentation.
He has sued the university, claiming that he was fired because of his religious views. Alexander Cherkinsky at the University of Georgia’s Center for Applied Isotope Studies for dating via the carbon-14 dating method.Carbon-dating Carbon dating, like other radiometric dating methods, requires certain assumptions that cannot be scientifically proved.These include the starting conditions, the constancy of the rate of decay, and that no material has left or entered the sample.Instead, the fossil’s bioapatite (a mineral found in bone) was dated.According to a 2009 report in the journal Contamination of the organic fraction in the process of the burial or during museum preservation treatment generally prohibits the use of the collagen fraction for dating.Though there is no one age, a good rule is anything over 10,000 years old can be considered a fossil.