P.A.L.M. Microlaser Technologies GmbH of Bernried, has been merged with Carl Zeiss MicroImaging GmbH of Jena, both in Germany. The latter has been a 100 percent subsidiary of the former since December 2004. All laser microdissection activities will continue, and all former contacts may be reached at the Bernried address. The merger will enable more homogeneous marketing for the laser microdissection business.