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 November 2014 04:17 PM
Cross-party group of 11 MPs want to end legal confusion
02 November 2014 09:17 PM
Break-up over Mojave Desert happened during first test flight of a new plastic-based rocket propellant
02 November 2014 06:33 PM
Key UN report warns that time is running out
02 November 2014 10:19 AM
Climate change impacts will be "severe, pervasive and irreversible," according to a report from the IPCC
02 November 2014 12:00 AM
30 October 2014 06:28 PM
Great-crested British newt at risk from east Asian parasite
30 October 2014 06:20 AM
"We should be very concerned about these findings," claims scientist who lead study
29 October 2014 06:09 PM
Rana kauffeldi lives on Staten Island
28 October 2014 04:43 PM
Finnish study blames genes with between five and 10 per cent of severe violent crime
27 October 2014 08:12 PM
New study suggests different drugs work at different times on our body clocks
Millions of Britons struggling to feed themselves and facing malnourishment
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Nigel Farage: Ukip leader named 'Briton of the year' by The Times
Immigrants make UK racist, says Ukip councillor Trevor Shonk
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- 2 The 'Black Museum': After 150 years, public set to see exhibits from police’s grisly crime museum
- 3 Stoke-on-Trent becomes first British city to be classified as 'disaster resilient' by the United Nations
- 4 Sir Winston Churchill’s family begged him not to convert to Islam, letter reveals
- 5 UK weather: 'Coldest night of the year' tonight as freezing temperatures plummet to -10C