Nanomaterial effects on C. elegans lifespan

Nanomaterial: UV irradiated nC60: UVA-irradiated fullerene nanoparticles
Concentration: 0.21 µg/cm² (dispersant: DI water).
Control: DI Water
Test Method

Trial 1
  Worm lifespan
average (normalized)
S.D. n p value
(LogRank test)
Control 1 0.3 405 -
Nanomaterial 0.88 0.3 64 0.0071
Trial 2
  Worm lifespan
average (normalized)
S.D. n p value
(LogRank test)
Control 1 0.36 2811 -
Nanomaterial 0.95 0.33 66 0.25