Nanowire Sensor (image) University of Basel Share Print E-Mail Caption A nanowire sensor measures size and direction of forces. Credit University of Basel, Department of Physics Usage Restrictions Give adequate attribution to the original author. 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.