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.
02 December 2014 05:44 PM
Scientists have found a possible break in the male lineage after DNA tests
02 December 2014 04:12 PM
Computer giant Intel spent three years revamping scientists' interface
The coming nuclear crisis: All but one of Britain's ageing reactors 'will need to close in 15 years'
01 December 2014 06:10 PM
Nearly all the UK's stations were built in the 70s and 80s
01 December 2014 04:28 PM
Breakthrough could change our understanding of medicine - and aliens
26 November 2014 05:22 PM
Recently discovered wonder-material could have major new applications
24 November 2014 05:20 PM
Political situation has made submersible surveys tricky
24 November 2014 04:34 PM
Study could help discover new forms of pain relief
23 November 2014 08:42 PM
The 370-mile 'natural water grid' would cost about £14bn to construct but would provide a boost to jobs and local economies on its route
21 November 2014 11:07 PM
Steve Connor is treated to a tour de force from the woman who helped divert the Microsoft billions to those most in need
21 November 2014 05:41 PM
Senior science advisers write in praise of controversial mitochondrial transfer technique
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Ukraine crisis: Top Chinese diplomat backs Putin and says West should 'abandon zero-sum mentality'
Boris Nemtsov shot dead: Outspoken Putin critic who had expressed fears for his life is killed near the Kremlin
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