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Big influences on me include Craig Ventors biography and Nature Futures, the science-fiction writing forum. Fighting off stiff competition from over 300 entries, Erika won in the 2028 category. The girl is relieved to find out she has no Huntingtons chorea, no Alzheimers, no severe immune defects. The competition aims to find the future popularisers of science, engineering and technology. We rely on advertising to help fund our award-winning journalism. Were you surprised at winning the Daily Telegraphs essay competition? Erikas success follows on from winning Imperials Science Challenge 2008 in March with the same essay. We urge you to turn off your ad blocker for The Telegraph website so that you can continue to access our quality content in the future. I wanted to write an essay which was accessible and I was really pleased when friends of mine, who never normally read anything scientific, said they had read it and enjoyed.
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