Why do Carbon Nanoparticles Kill Fruit Flies?

The health and environmental effects of carbon nanoparticles, which are widely used in electronics and medicine, are not well understood. Researchers at Brown University have discovered that certain types of carbon nanoparticles can be environmentally toxic to adult fruit flies, although they were found to be benign when added to food for larvae.

Why do carbon nanoparticles kill fruit flies?

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