"One of our most versatile and gripping science writers." John Carey

"Materials of the Future", in The Encyclopaedia of Life Support Systems (UNESCO, 2002).

Contributions in The Science Book (ed. P. Tallack) (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2001).

"Supramolecular chemistry" (with Jean-Marie Lehn), in The New Chemistry (Cambridge University Press, 2000).

Entries in The Fontana Dictionary of Modern Thought (2nd Edn) (Fontana, 1999).

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