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Erin Nyren-Erickson looks at carrot root hairs through a microscope at the Research and Technology Park at North Dakota State University, Fargo. This is an exercise she plans to repeat during a three-day Discovery Express workshop she will host for students ages 10-15. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor

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Colfax, N.D. - Erin Nyren-Erickson, or “Dr. E” as she introduces herself to students, has loved science her whole life.

Her parents, Paul and Anne Nyren of Streeter, exposed her to the subject at a young age. Both worked for North Dakota State University’s Research Extension Service, Paul as a rangeland ecologist and Anne as an administrator and statistician.

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