Plasma Drop Experiment (image) Saarland University Share Print E-Mail Caption Blood plasma is placed between two plates and the plates then drawn apart. High-speed cameras fitted with high-resolution microscope lenses capture the formation of threads and drops, demonstrating that blood plasma exhibits both viscous and elastic behavior when deformed and that it does not behave like water. Credit Christof Schäfer, Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 2013, 078305. Copyright (2013) by the American Physical Society Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.