In the traditional 3-domain system, the domains Bacteria, Archaea, and Eukaryota are all distinct from one another, with the latter 2 usually being sister-groups in a clade.

However recent evidence has come to light showing that Eukaryotes might have arose within Archaea, rather than being the sister group to it. More specifically, Eukaryotes might have evolved from the Asgard archaean superphylum.

What is the current consensus towards this issue? Do most evolutionary scientists today still consider Eukaryotes to be the sister group to Archea? Or is it thought that eukaryotes are archaeans?

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