(7) "We wanted to test whether Daphnia could be used as an invertebrate model for obesogenic effects," says senior author Carlos Barata, an ecotoxicologist
at the Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Research in Barcelona, Spain.
The pharmacologist and ecotoxicologist
was a prominent voice in the media and wrote for the Revue du Liban.
Interactions of heavy metals with pesticides offer an important premise of study to ecotoxicologist
. These interactions may result in a potentiation antagonistic or synergistic toxic response (Bouraoui et al.
I'm an ecotoxicologist
, it's a field that looks at the different kinds of substances in the environment that can harm a living organism, be it humans, plants or animals.
It's too soon to say whether drinking out of PET plastic bottles is harmful to human health, said lead researcher Martin Wagner, an ecotoxicologist
at the Goethe University in Frankfurt.
The EPA's findings are mirrored in the work of the Dutch ecotoxicologist
Dr Henk Tennekes whose book The Systemic Insecticides: a disaster in the making was published in 2010.
David Fischer of Bayer CropScience, which markets imidacloprid products, questions the realism of the pesticide dosage.
Study co-author Tamara Galloway, an ecotoxicologist
at the U.K.'s University of Exeter, said that the findings almost perfectly dovetail with a 2008 study on the same topic.
A notable example is the awareness of the ecotoxicologist
community of the pharmaceutical industry to apply the principles of replacement, reduction, and refinement (the 3Rs).
Barnett Rattner is an ecotoxicologist
at the USGS-Patuxent Wildlife Research Center in Beltsville, Maryland.
Amanda Reichelt-Brushett, Ph.D., is a marine ecotoxicologist
and senior lecturer at Southern Cross University, Lismore, Australia.