Steve Connor is the Science Editor of The Independent. He has won many awards for his journalism, including five-times winner of the prestigious British science writers’ award; the David Perlman Award of the American Geophysical Union; twice commended as specialist journalist of the year in the UK Press Awards; UK health journalist of the year and a special merit award of the European School of Oncology for his investigative journalism. He has a degree in zoology from the University of Oxford and has a special interest in genetics and medical science, human evolution and origins, climate change and the environment.
28 December 2014 12:00 AM
25 December 2014 04:42 PM
Breakthrough offers hope for those who cannot produce eggs or sperm themselves
23 December 2014 12:00 AM
“I have my normal life back - within six weeks I felt no pain," said one patient
22 December 2014 05:57 PM
Using iPads at night might suppress the release of the hormone melatonin
22 December 2014 04:32 PM
It stimulates ancient cellular mechanism that slows ageing in times of stress and sickness
22 December 2014 12:00 AM
Move represents a ‘paradigm shift’ in healthcare with new drugs and diagnostic techniques to be developed
18 December 2014 06:32 PM
Other discoveries in robotics, medicine, engineering and paleontology also celebrated
18 December 2014 05:16 PM
Our internal compass is in the brain's entorhinal complex
16 December 2014 02:17 AM
New study shows microbes can be different enough to identify individuals
16 December 2014 02:17 AM
First comprehensive snapshot of melting ice brings bad news
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Immigrants make UK racist, says Ukip councillor Trevor Shonk
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
Katie Hopkins speaks out on childhood obesity: 'Parents of fat children should be prosecuted for child cruelty'
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- 2 President of Argentina adopts Jewish godson to 'stop him turning into a werewolf'
- 3 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27
- 4 The 'Black Museum': After 150 years, public set to see exhibits from police’s grisly crime museum
- 5 Naomi Wolf reacts to Isis 'conspiracy theories' critism after she questions whether beheading videos are real