What went wrong in communicating the Tassie tiger genome paper

The SciComm of the thylacine genome paper broke down in several ways and ultimately led to the dispersal of inaccurate and misleading information. To help clear up the SciComm mess, I spoke to an author on the paper, evolutionary biologist Dr Kieren Mitchell, and Dr Lauren White, a wildlife geneticist and expert in population genetics of Tassie tigers. 

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