Nanomaterial effects on C. elegans lifespan

Nanomaterial: MWNT-OH: Hydroxylated multi-walled carbon nanotubes
Concentration: 2.08 µg/cm² (dispersant: Tannic acid).
Control: Tannic acid (3.333 µg/mL Agar)
Test Method

Trial 1
  Worm lifespan
average (normalized)
S.D. n p value
(LogRank test)
Control 1 0.3 439 -
Nanomaterial 0.94 0.24 215 0.00024
Trial 2
  Worm lifespan
average (normalized)
S.D. n p value
(LogRank test)
Control 1 0.32 1555 -
Nanomaterial 1.07 0.24 42 0.42
Trial 3
  Worm lifespan
average (normalized)
S.D. n p value
(LogRank test)
Control 1 0.33 893 -
Nanomaterial 1.09 0.31 128 0.057