"Creativity is combining facts no one else has connected before." Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard, whose birthday is today, was awarded the 1995 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for her studies on fruit flies. Discover more about her life and work:
Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard helped solve one of biology’s great mysteries: how the genes in a fertilised egg form an embryo. Discover more about our Nobel Laureate