Scientific definition of radioactive dating
Clearly, such huge time periods cannot be fitted into the Bible without compromising what the Bible says about the goodness of God and the origin of sin, death and suffering—the reason Jesus came into the world (See Six Days? He said, This only makes sense with a time-line beginning with the creation week thousands of years ago.
This rules out carbon dating for most aquatic organisms, because they often obtain at least some of their carbon from dissolved carbonate rock.
It is not dangerous to living things unless the alpha-emitting substance is inhaled or ingested or comes into contact with the lens of the eye.
The radiation of man's natural environment originating primarily from the naturally radioactive elements of the earth and from the cosmic rays.
So, we have a “clock” which starts ticking the moment something dies.
Obviously, this works only for things which were once living.
This technique is not restricted to bones; it can also be used on cloth, wood and plant fibers.