Radioactive dating video
“Sooner or later, we’re going to have to ask local people to give us their land to use,” said Tsuneo Saito, a local hunter.
And if the artifact is organic—like wood or bone—researchers can turn to a method called radiocarbon dating.
In this interactive, learn how radiocarbon dating works, what it takes to determine a date in the lab, and why it's challenging to pinpoint a date precisely.
The damage to local farms beyond the quarantine zone caused by the boars has correspondingly increased, amounting to ¥98 million (£620,000) since the accident.
Bananas are slightly radioactive because they contain potassium and potassium decays.
You would have to eat a LOT of bananas just to compete with the natural potassium dose of your body.