Nanomaterial effects on C. elegans fitness

Nanomaterial: SiO2
Concentration: 5 ppm (dispersant: DI water).
Control: DI Water
Test Method

Trial 1
  Worm fitness S.D. n p value
(Student's t-test)
Control 1 0.06 12 -
Nanomaterial 0.362 0.307 3 0.0078
Trial 2
  Worm fitness S.D. n p value
(Student's t-test)
Control 1 0.056 12 -
Nanomaterial 0.464 0.203 3 0.0012