MISSISSAUGA, Ont.—It’s an ingenious invention that sounds almost too good to be true—harnessing the destructive power of rust to eliminate itself and promising to protect billions of dollars worth of critical infrastructure around the world in the process. But that is precisely the technology being developed at a state-of-the-art lab in Mississauga, Ont. by two of North America’s leading research and development organizations—the Xerox Research Centre of Canada (XRCC) and the Columbus, Ohio-based Battelle Memorial Institute. However, there’s more to the partnership than just an interesting invention with potential to revolutionize the way infrastructure around the world is built and protected.
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