Nanomaterial effects on C. elegans lifespan

Nanomaterial: nC60: Fullerene nanoparticles
Concentration: 0.21 µg/cm² (dispersant: DI water).
Control: DI Water
Date: 2013-07-01, by: Charles, Alma
Test Method

Worm survival curve.

  Worm lifespan
average (days)
S.D. n p value
(LogRank test)
Control 13.8 4.2 1211 -
Nanomaterial 13.6 4.1 74 0.45

Raw Data.

  Well  Lifespan Number of living worms on each day
Avg. Median 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28
Control 1 12.8 13            
2 13 13      
3 12.7 14            
4 11.7 12      
5 12.7 12    
6 13 13            
7 14.6 14
8 13.2 13 0          
9 14.4 15    
10 12.1 11          
11 13.7 13
12 14.9 14
13 13.6 13
14 14.5 14    
15 15.9 17
16 16.6 16 44 8
17 15 15 0        
18 14.6 14    
Nanomaterial 1 13.6 14