The unfortunate truth is that hospitals are extremely dirty places. You may go there for treatment only to leave with an entirely new sickness.

And since hospitals routinely administer large amounts of antibiotics, they can become a breeding ground for some of the worst antibiotic-resistant bacteria around.

That’s why it’s so important that hospital rooms be clean, but why leave that cleaning up to lazy, error-prone humans when a robot will do?

15 Medical Robots That Are Changing the World Modern disinfecting robots move autonomously to rooms of patients being discharged then bombard the empty room with high-powered UV rays for several minutes until no microorganism is left alive.