Nanomaterial effects on C. elegans lifespan

Nanomaterial: SWNT: Single-walled carbon nanotubes
Concentration: 1.04 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 0.28 160 -
Nanomaterial 0.96 0.17 248 0.0020
Trial 2
  Worm lifespan
average (normalized)
S.D. n p value
(LogRank test)
Control 1 0.36 2811 -
Nanomaterial 0.97 0.24 118 0.0087
Trial 3
  Worm lifespan
average (normalized)
S.D. n p value
(LogRank test)
Control 1 0.31 1211 -
Nanomaterial 1.04 0.2 125 0.83