In Greek and Roman mythology, the three goddesses who determined human destiny. The Fates were usually depicted as old women: Clotho, the Spinner; Lachesis, the Allotter; and Atropos, the Inflexible. Clotho spun the thread of human life, Lachesis dispensed it, and Atropos cut the thread. They determined the length of each person's life as well as its share of suffering. Their Roman names were Nona, Decuma, and Morta.
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US Patent Issued to Moirai Orthopedics on Nov. 26 for "Methods of Use of Cartilage Implants" (Texas, Louisiana Inventors)
Nov 26, 2013; ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 26 -- United States Patent no. 8,591,581, issued on Nov. 26, was assigned to moirai Orthopedics LLC...