Not surprisingly, eons of adaptation have allowed animals to become finely tuned to their surroundings. By taking inspiration from the sleek elegance of nature’s design, human engineers can create highly efficient technology. The wisdom of nature is the ultimate renewable resource. Think of all the things we could achieve by tapping into the knowledge and designs of the natural world.
Consider all the wild and wonderful ways that plants and animals have adapted to their environments. What could we accomplish if we designed technology based on squid skin? Or slime mold? Or even this tiny organism that doesn’t die!