The case against the Florida student who was expelled and faced criminal charges over a science experiment has been dismissed, the Associated Press reports. Sixteen year-old Kiera Wilmot's experiment mixed toilet bowl cleaner and aluminum foil in a plastic water bottle, which led to a small amount of smoke and a popping noise.

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