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Christopher Kemp's Search For Floating Gold

David Hyde
05/03/2012 at 12:20 p.m.

Molecular biologist Christopher Kemp has spent years searching for a rare substance called ambergris. It's produced by sperm whales, and it's worth almost as much as gold. It washes up on beaches all over the globe. We'll find out where the search took him.

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Christopher Kemp is the author of "Floating Gold: A Natural (and Unnatural) History of Ambergris."

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