Tag Archives: Endosymbiosis

1966: The Evolutionary Theory of Endosymbiosis – Tracing the Origins of Cellular Complexity

Endosymbiosis, first proposed by Konstantin Mereschkowski and later advanced by Lynn Margulis, is a fundamental evolutionary theory explaining the origin of complex eukaryotic cells from symbiotic relationships with prokaryotic organisms

c. 2 Billion BCE: The Emergence of Eukaryotes – A Major Evolutionary Milestone

Discusses the evolutionary leap from prokaryotic to eukaryotic cells around 2 billion years ago, detailing the complex structures of eukaryotes and their significance in the diversification of life, including multicellular organisms like plants, fungi, and [...]