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.
15 February 2015 12:00 AM
A detailed 3D copy of your body could let your doctor diagnose illness or even rebuild body parts
13 February 2015 05:56 PM
36 per cent of 13- and 14-year-olds who had used e-cigarettes have never smoked a real cigarette
13 February 2015 05:54 PM
"Unless we solve this, future centuries will wonder about us"
13 February 2015 12:25 AM
Astronomers consider sending radio signals to newly found habitable planets
12 February 2015 06:24 PM
Study estimates that 8 million tons of plastic waste are dumped in the ocean each year
09 February 2015 10:59 PM
When honeybees are under stress they respond by sending out the youngest workers
08 February 2015 12:00 AM
Professor claims terms are misnomers designed to make it easier for the public to accept the process
Scientist who pioneered 'three-parent' IVF embryo technique now wants to offer it to older women trying for a baby
08 February 2015 12:00 AM
Exclusive: The doctor who pioneered the technique is pushing for it to be used for infertility in older women, raising hopes for millions. But its use beyond those suffering from mitochondrial diseases will provoke an ethical storm
05 February 2015 07:09 PM
The ground surrounding termite mounds stores nutrients and water, allowing plants to flourish while the empty, termite-free land further away dries out
05 February 2015 05:57 PM
Falling death rates and a decrease in family size in the western world have not prevented Darwinian evolution from exerting its effect on the human gene pool
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
JK Rowling responds to fan tweeting she 'can't see' Dumbledore being gay
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
David Cameron calls Labour 'hopeless, sneering socialists' while announcing 7-day NHS plans
The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
Revealed: Putin's army of pro-Kremlin bloggers
- 1 East 17 bandmember Brian Harvey in 'very desperate situation’
- 2 Is this bridge haunted by the ghost of nu rave?
- 3 Woman filmed launching racist tirade against men on the Tube for speaking in 'own lingo'
- 4 The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
- 5 Scientists have discovered a simple way to cook rice that dramatically cuts the calories