People/Characters: Laura Bassi

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Disgusting Digestion by Nick Arnold
Laura Bassi and Science in 18th Century Europe: The Extraordinary Life and Role of Italy's Pioneering Female Professor by Monique Frize
Pythagoras' Trousers: God, Physics, and the Gender Wars by Margaret Wertheim

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Laura Maria Caterina Bassi (1711–1778) was an Italian academic and lecturer. She was the first woman to be appointed to a university professorship when she became professor of anatomy at the University of Bologna.

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