Animal Beauty: On the Evolution of Biological Aesthetics
Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard is a German developmental biologist. She received the Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research in 1991 and the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1995, with Eric Wieschaus and Edward B. Lewis, for research on the genetic control of embryonic development. Since 1985 she has been Director of the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology in Tübingen, where she also leads the Genetics Department.
Part I: Evolution and Aesthetics