Nanomaterial effects on C. elegans body size

Nanomaterial: SiO2
Concentration: 1.04 µg/cm² (dispersant: DI water).
Control: DI Water
Test Method

Trial 1
  Worm length
average (normalized)
S.D. n p value
(Student's t-test)
Control 1 0.08 222 -
Nanomaterial 0.97 0.06 59 0.00090
Trial 2
  Worm length
average (normalized)
S.D. n p value
(Student's t-test)
Control 1 0.08 201 -
Nanomaterial 1.05 0.04 51 6.9e-9
Trial 3
  Worm length
average (normalized)
S.D. n p value
(Student's t-test)
Control 1 0.09 223 -
Nanomaterial 0.98 0.11 57 0.23