Steve Connor is the Science Editor of The Independent and i. 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; four times highly 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 investigations into the tobacco industry. 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.
Ebola in the UK: Pauline Cafferkey, the British nurse infected with virus, remains in a critical condition in Royal Free Hospital
04 January 2015 05:53 PM
Ms Cafferkey was diagnosed last Monday by doctors in Glasgow where she had arrived after flying from Sierra Leone
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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
Katie Hopkins attacked me on Twitter — so I reported her to the police for inciting racial hatred
Street preacher quoting from the Bible fined for calling homosexuality an 'abomination'
Woman filmed launching racist tirade against men on the Tube for speaking in 'own lingo'
David Cameron calls Labour 'hopeless, sneering socialists' while announcing 7-day NHS plans
Revealed: Putin's army of pro-Kremlin bloggers
Katie Hopkins reported to the police for race hatred by Labour MP Simon Danczuk after tweet about Pakistani men
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- 2 Katie Hopkins attacked me on Twitter — so I reported her to the police for inciting racial hatred
- 3 Gamers confess the worst things they've done in The Sims
- 4 6-year-old writes ice cold Valentine's card to his stepmother
- 5 Syrian child photographed 'surrendering to camera because she thought it was a gun'