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.
03 December 2014 04:44 PM
George Osborne pledges to invest in technology
03 December 2014 04:01 PM
21st century sees 14 of the 15 hottest years on record
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
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
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
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