The slingshot of life? According to this version of the tale, the eukaryotes are descended from the Asgard archaea.
Tag: Asgard archaea
Culturing a tentacled archean in a lab shows eukaryote-like genes from 2 billion years ago
Also, here’s a 2017 Abstract from Nature, noting that “Our results expand the known repertoire of ‘eukaryote-specific’ proteins in Archaea, indicating that the archaeal host cell already contained many key components that govern eukaryotic cellular complexity.” Thus they had that complexity back then. Not so good for Darwinism unless Darwinism is magic.