The Society for Biomolecular Sciences and the Association for Laboratory Automation are awaiting membership approval of a merger that would unite their organizations. The new group, which would be called the Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening, will be dedicated to advancing scientific research and discovery through laboratory technology. Each organization would retain its identity and specialized education focus. Voting opened March 15 and will close May 5. If approved, the merger will become official on July 1.