McScience

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From McDonald's, a well-known commercial venture, and science.

Noun[edit]

McScience (uncountable)

  1. (slang, pejorative) The unethical commercialization of science, as for example where results are deliberately misinterpreted in exchange for large grants from a corporation.
    • 2004. Richard Horton, MMR Science & Fiction - Exploring the Vaccine crisis Granta Publications, London, United Kingdom. ISBN-10: 1862077649. ISBN-13: 978-1862077645
      Chapter 3: "The Dawn of McScience"