In this post, Jochen Zubrod reports on their recently published paper “Is Hyalella azteca a suitable model leaf-shredding benthic crustacean for testing the toxicity of sediment-associated metals in Europe?”.Continue reading
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Population-level fungicide effects assessed in the Laboratory Stream Microcosm Facility
In this post, we talk about our recently published paper “Long-term effects of fungicides on leaf-associated microorganisms and shredder populations – an artificial stream study”.
Does the ecotoxicity of nanoparticles depend on the NOM quality of surface waters?
In this post, Frank Seitz reports about their recent paper “Quantity and quality of natural organic matter influence the ecotoxicity of titanium dioxide nanoparticles”. Continue reading
Food depletion as a mode of toxic action for nanoparticles
In this post, Mirco Bundschuh talks about their recently published paper “Do titanium dioxide nanoparticles induce food depletion for filter feeding organisms? A case study with Daphnia magna”. Continue reading
Nanoparticles in freshwater ecosystems
In this post, Mirco Bundschuh talks about their recently published paper “Effects of nanoparticles in fresh waters – risks, mechanisms and interactions”.
What are you working on? Part I: Team “Functional Aquatic Ecotoxicology”
In this new series of posts, research teams/groups of Landau’s Institute of Environmental Sciences introduce their Ecotoxicology-related research. This time: the team “Functional Aquatic Ecotoxicology” Continue reading
nEcotox on delegation trip to China
Dr. Frank Seitz and Dr. Ricki Rosenfeldt were, on behalf of the University, but as well as representatives of their spin-off company nEcoTox Consult, on a delegation trip in China. Along with Minister Eveline Lemke they visited different cities, where they had interesting discussions with university representatives, researchers and Chinese as well as German entrepreneurs. Continue reading
You are what you eat!
In this post, we talk about our recently published paper “The relative importance of diet-related and waterborne effects of copper for a leaf-shredding invertebrate”. Continue reading
The presence of titanium dioxide nanoparticles modifies copper toxicity
In this post, Ricki Rosenfeldt writes about their recent paper on the modulation of heavy metal toxicity by nanoparticles. Continue reading
The ecotoxicity of titanium dioxide nanoparticles transiently increases after aging under environmentally relevant conditions
In this post, Frank Seitz informs about their recent paper on the ecotoxicity of aged nanoparticles. Continue reading