A Novel Device for Testing Blood Viscosity (image) University of Connecticut Share Print E-Mail Caption UConn engineering researchers George Lykotrafitis, left, and graduate student Kostyantyn Partola have developed a device to test an important indicator of heart health that is often ignored - blood viscosity. Here they are demonstrating the device, known as a whole blood rheometer. Credit (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo) 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.