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.
09 December 2014 05:15 PM
Charity admits it has had teething troubles
09 December 2014 05:00 PM
Dr Watson codiscovered the DNA double helix in 1953 but made controversial comments on race
08 December 2014 10:44 PM
Two studies show positive results in different ways
08 December 2014 08:55 PM
Scientists hope treatment could lead to cure for retinitis pigmentosa
Stephen Hawking right about dangers of AI... but for the wrong reasons, says eminent computer expert
07 December 2014 12:00 AM
04 December 2014 07:14 PM
Men who smoke are more prone to certain cancers than women
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
British Muslim leaders outraged after Eric Pickles says followers of Islam should 'prove their identity'
UK terror fears: My jihadist son returned from Syria mentally scarred – now he is being ignored
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
Billy Crystal: 'Stop shoving gay sex scenes in my face'
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
David Cameron says anyone criticising Eric Pickles' letter to Muslims 'really has a problem'
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- 4 Deliberately urinating before sex can increase risk of urinary tract infections
- 5 Winston Churchill: From accusations of anti-Semitism to the blunt refusal that led to the deaths of millions