BiotechBioEng brings a fantastic video interview with the father of the first bioengineering journal, Elmer Gaden, Jr., who shares the beginning of how bioengineering started. An interesting, somewhat whimsical and comical review of the origins and base in England, with typewritten manuscripts that had to be mailed to Europe. The field was new, scattered and there was a proven need to create an organized journal to bring all of the information together. So much of the industry was accomplished with seat-of-the-pants writing and a long process of communications. Pre-automation technology was the mother of invention using long train rides to create the first hand-written parts of the bioengineering journal.