Conditions on Earth, the laws of physics, are not only fine-tuned for the survival of intelligent beings, they are fine-tuned for the development of technology.
The adhesive properties of gecko toe pads, based on atomic van der Waals attraction, have been understood for years now.
Animals and plants keep giving scientists and engineers ideas for biomimetic designs. Sometimes observing the organisms is just plain fun.
The designer made the sexual organs of angiosperms, namely, flowers, to be the most spectacularly beautiful structures in biology.
The aquatic bladderwort lacks the charm of a rose, a lily, cherry blossoms, or many other plants you can think of, but it has something else to recommend it.