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Posted by Sam Patterson on May 22, 2002 15:06:17 UTC

"The basic assumption in genetic or DNA dating is that mutations occur at a constant rate. That assumption is questionable, but it does seem to agree with other dating methods."

Very questionable.

Here are a couple links about genetics, the third one address your second one well:

http://www.icr.org/pubs/imp/imp-331.htm

http://www.icr.org/newsletters/drjohn/drjohndec00.html

http://www.icr.org/headlines/humangenomemap.html

http://www.answersingenesis.org/home/area/faq/genetics.asp

http://www.icr.org/pubs/imp/imp-089.htm

Since everyone keeps saying no real scientist would believe creation, here is a link to some of the creation scientist in just the field of biology:

http://www.icr.org/creationscientists/

One of your links talked about neanderthals, here is one about them too:

http://www.icr.org/pubs/imp/imp-323.htm

http://www.icr.org/pubs/btg-b/btg-105b.htm

And about dating methods:

Pottasium-argon: http://www.icr.org/research/as/as-r01.htm

U-TH-PB Dating: http://www.icr.org/research/as/uthpbdating.html

THE AMINO ACID RACEMIZATION DATING METHOD: http://www.icr.org/pubs/imp/imp-023.htm

Myths about radiocarbon dating: http://www.icr.org/pubs/imp/imp-189.htm

Isotope dating methods in the grand canyon: http://www.icr.org/pubs/imp/imp-178.htm

Isochron dating: http://www.icr.org/pubs/imp/imp-113.htm

Helium in rocks: http://www.icr.org/newsletters/research/researchoct01.html

Excess argon: http://www.icr.org/pubs/imp/imp-307.htm

Various other links about dating methods:

http://www.icr.org/pubs/imp/imp-309.htm

http://www.icr.org/pubs/btg-b/btg-104b.htm

http://www.icr.org/pubs/btg-b/btg-115b.htm

http://www.icr.org/research/as/drsnelling7.html

http://www.icr.org/pubs/imp/imp-106.htm

http://www.icr.org/pubs/imp/imp-286.htm

http://www.icr.org/research/sa/sa-r01a.htm

Here is a link to a new book about dating methods:
http://www.icr.org/rate/radioisotopesandtheageoftheearth.html

A lot of links, but they are really good, so I recommend reading them. Take your time though. KC2GWX 73's

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