Many of those who took part in the poll by World Book Day's website admitted that they have lied about reading the titles featured on this countdown in order to impress someone.
To begin with, 6% of those in the survey admitted that they have never read 'The Selfish Gene' - a novel about evolution that builds on the theories suggested in by George C Williams' 'Adaptation and Natural Selection'. Dawkins' proposed ideas of the meme gene within his text, which have gone on to produce many studies of Memetics as a result of his writing.
Scientists are appealing for more people to donate their brains for research after they die.
Life on Earth may have arrived from Mars on an asteroid, scientists have claimed.
Lunar mission scheduled at the end of 2017 could find out if beer can be brewed on the moon.
A bottle used to teach children how far litter can travel ended up on Scottish beach after 8,700-mile journey.
Confused Apple customers are finding coins in their MacBooks.
High levels of iron help prevent hearing loss, a study has claimed.
A software engineer has constructed a fingernail-sized engine made of paper and it totally works!
Conspiracy theorists claim that there is a mysterious alien based pyramid in the Antarctic.
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